Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 48 21
Rank change year-on-year +8 -27 +25
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 14 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.57% 2.24% 8.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.67% 16.98% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 18
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% +75.00%
10th Percentile £22,200 £21,100 £26,875
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +2.56%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 75 53 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 19.13% 13.22% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 40 43 49
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,350 £28,950
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,500 £127,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Northern Ireland

Office 365
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Office 365 in Northern Ireland

Office 365
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in Northern Ireland

Office 365
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -2 8 £28,000 +19.15%
County Londonderry - 4 £26,500 - 2
County Armagh +3 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
5 5 (35.71%) SCCM
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix
6 4 (28.57%) Terminal Services
6 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 3 (21.43%) Driving Licence
7 3 (21.43%) vSphere
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
5 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (7.14%) CMS
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Functions
4 1 (7.14%) IaaS
4 1 (7.14%) PaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Power BI
2 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Trainee
4 1 (7.14%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) React
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Driving Licence
2 3 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) OOD
2 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (21.43%) Server Management
2 3 (21.43%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Process Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) NVQ Level 4
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Terminal Services
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) SCOM
2 3 (21.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Nintex
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com